RESUME ( Updated 061106 )


( Nov 2006 )
I am currently working on Otomo Katsuhiro's Freedom Project.

Freedom is a 6 part OVA animation series commissioned by Nissin Cup Noodles for their 35th Anniversary.
Director : Morita Shuhei. Theme song "This is Love" performed by Utada Hikaru.




Vong yonghow - 3D animator/lighting artist/photographer/filmmaker

Email : yonghowjapanAThotmail.com
URL :
www.playwithlight.com


Skills

Adept at 3D Studio Max. Photoshop, Premiere and AfterEffects software user complimented by strong conceptualization and design skills. Able to sketch/draw with confidence, and handle a 135 mm still camera / Mamiya 645 / Bronica system. Familiar with still photography studio equipment ie Elinchrom Lighting system, as well as film production equipment ie Arri Lighting system and 16mm film camera system, KinoFlo, Pulsar.

I also have experience with Softimage XSI, Newtek Lightwave, AVID MC Express and Composer editing suite, as well as Discreet Inferno compositing suite.



Employment History
2006/present - Sunrise Animation Studios, Freedom Committee, Japan
2003/4 - Photography Assistant at Wizards of Light
2003 - Inferno Artist Intern at Infinite Frameworks
2000 - 3D artist/animator at Silicon Illusions, Creative



Education

2005 - Toho Gakuen Film College, Tokyo, Japan ( current )

2004 - Singapore National Arts Council / Takashimaya film scholarship ( Sanno College, Jiyugaoka, Tokyo, Japan. )

1998-2000
Diploma in Interactive Media Design, Animation Major ( Temasek Polytechnic )

1992-1996
Victoria school, Singapore. ( Art Elective Programme )


Awards/others

Young Designers Award, Finalist, 2000.

Singapore Short Film Festival, participant, 2000
Singapore Short Film Festival, participant, 2003
Singapore Short Film Festival, participant, 2006

Singapore National Arts Council / Takashimaya Arts Scholarship 2004 Recipent

December 2005 - 19th Toho Video Festival ( TVF ) Finalist - One of top 10 films selected by a panel including Japanese Film Director Yukisada Isao ( director of 'Crying out love, in the centre of the world', 'Go', 'Haru no Yuki'
)